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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Tunisia

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  1. A republic in northwestern Africa on the Mediterranean coast; achieved independence from France in 1956 ("southern Tunisia is mostly desert")
Wiktionary

Tunis +‎ -ia

  1. Country in Northern Africa. Official name: Republic of Tunisia.

Tunisia was also found in the following language(s): Basque, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian Bokmål, and Norwegian Nynorsk

Notable Persons Named Tunisia

Tunisia national beach soccer team is an athlete for the Tunisia national beach soccer team.

Popularity:

How popular is the baby name Tunisia in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1943 8 8 0
1957 5 5 0
1965 6 6 0
1966 10 10 0
1967 11 11 0
1968 14 14 0
1969 12 12 0
1970 12 12 0
1971 20 20 0
1972 34 34 0
1973 32 32 0
1974 39 39 0
1975 35 35 0
1976 29 29 0
1977 28 28 0
1978 27 27 0
1979 19 19 0
1980 19 19 0
1981 23 23 0
1982 22 22 0
1983 28 28 0
1984 17 17 0
1985 14 14 0
1986 11 11 0
1987 10 10 0
1988 16 16 0
1989 15 15 0
1990 19 19 0
1991 15 15 0
1992 13 13 0
1993 10 10 0
1994 10 10 0
1995 6 6 0
1996 7 7 0

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Popularity of Tunisia as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Tunisia

  • How Popular is the name Tunisia? Tunisia is the 14,639th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Tunisia have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 596 babies born with the first name Tunisia in the United States. That's more than enough people named Tunisia to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Tunisia? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1943 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Tunisia first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Tunisia is Thursday, May 9th, 1929.
  • What year had the most people named Tunisia born? The highest recorded use of the first name Tunisia was in 1974 with a total of 39 babies.
  • Random Tunisia Factoid: According to the 1978 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Tunisia is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1978.
  • Weird things about the name Tunisia: Your name in reverse order is Aisinut. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Auiints. How do you pronounce that?

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.